Re: [PATCH 34/35] async: use workqueue for worker pool

From: David Howells
Date: Tue Jun 29 2010 - 17:39:10 EST

Tejun Heo <tj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hmmm... workqueue workers are bound to certain cpu, so if you schedule
> a work on a specific CPU, it will run there.

That's my main problem with using cmwq to replace slow-work.

> Once a cpu gets saturated, the issuing thread will be moved elsewhere.

Assuming that the issuing thread isn't bound by the condition specified in the
previous sentence...

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